NEW CASTLE —
OUT OF TOWN
To Johnelle Houk of Hermitage, a daughter on Oct. 22, 2013, at Horizon Hospital, Farrell.
•Burglary. About 10 feet of copper pipe was reported stolen from a house in the 800 block of Oak Street between Oct. 12 and 17.
•Burglary. A radio was reported stolen from an apartment on Big Run Street between noon ad 5:30 p.m. Oct. 18.
•Theft. A New Wilmington resident told police he tried to buy an accordion through eBay Inc. for $2,075 on Oct. 7. Police said the man paid using Money-gram which was received by the apparent seller at 7:18 a.m. on Oct. 8, but the accordion was never sent.
MELISSA A. AMODIE
•Richard A. Martez, 21, of St. Louis, charged by New Castle police with robbery, simple assault, theft, receiving stolen property and harassment.
•Rosemarie Gibson, of Slippery Rock, charged by New Castle code enforcement department with weeds, trees and ornamental shrubs violation, accumulation of rubbish or garbage and failure to cut weeds or grass.
JERRY G. CARTWRIGHT
•Robert Berchtold, 21, of New Galilee, charged by the Pennsylvania Game Commission with failure to provide satisfactory evidence.
•Paul Lynch, of New Castle, charged by municipal code enforcement with violation of borough ordinance.
•Spring Joy Smith, 41, of New Castle, charged by Union Township police with defiant trespass.
DAVID B. RISHEL
•Nicole Doherty, 32, of New Castle, charged by dog law enforcement with pet confinement and control violation and failure to vaccinate against rabies.
SCOTT A. MCGRATH
Neshannock Township police charged the following:
•Darlene Rae Johnston, 57, of New Castle, retail theft.
•Reno A. Morella, 18, of New Castle, disorderly house violation.
•Suellen Lynne Staph, 43, of New Castle, two counts of driving under the influence and one count of using an improper signal.
New Wilmington police charged the following:
•Ellie Young, 22, of New Wilmington, harassment.
•Brady W. Young, 55, of New Wilmington, harassment.
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- Police Reports
Chimney fire damages home
A chimney fire caused damage to a North Beaver Township home this week. The North Beaver Township Volunteer Fire Department was called to the home of Joe Procopio at 325 Reed Road.
Man jailed for assault facing drug charges
A man jailed Wednesday in connection with an alleged burglary and assault is now facing drug charges, too. New Castle police said that when they arrested Glenn David Samuels III, 22, of 304 E. Lutton St., at his home just before noon Wednesday, they found him to be in possession of about 8 grams of heroin and 3 grams of crack cocaine, all broken down into individual packages for sale.
Man charged after hitting Capitol Grille
An East Side man is facing charges after a December accident when his truck allegedly hit the Capitol Grille building. On Wednesday, New Castle police charged George A. Stevens, 58, of Apt. 412, 814 W. Washington St., in connection with the accident that occurred around 1:50 p.m. Dec. 31.
Police arrest woman wanted in Florida
An East Side woman whose car was stopped by New Castle police is wanted on felony charges in Florida. New Castle police have charged Vivian Lynn King, 54, of 1819 E. Washington St., as a fugitive from justice.
McGrath Manor raid leads to man’s arrest
One person was charged following a drug raid at New Castle’s McGrath Manor. Daymond Waller, 20, of 814 W. Washington St. was charged after the raid by New Castle police and the Lawrence County District Attorney’s Drug Task Force Wednesday morning.
Man charged with break-in
A New Castle man is facing 15 charges stemming from a break-in on the city’s West Side. Glenn David Samuels, 22, was charged with burglary, aggravated and simple assault, criminal trespass, prohibited possession of a firearm, robbery, carrying a concealed firearm without a license, endangering the welfare of children, theft, receiving stolen property, terrroristic threats, recklessly endangering another, defiant trespassing, criminal mischief and harassment.
Sex offender jailed on escape charge
A Neshannock Township man was jailed on $100,000 bond after being charged with escape Wednesday. David Wayne Talbert, 19, of 259 Cathcart Drive was arrested after he allegedly cut off the electronic monitoring device he had been wearing as he awaited sentencing on sex charges.
‘Person of interest’ interviewed in fatality
Police have a lead in a deadly hit-and-run accident last week. According to Shenango Township police, officers have interviewed someone they described as a “person of interest.” The name of that person was not released.
Woman charged with child endangerment
A New Castle woman has been charged with endangering the welfare of children because of alleged deplorable living conditions.
Man found on roof during drug raid
Police said a man hid on the roof of a house when officers arrived to search for suspected drugs. New Castle police reported they took two Detroit men into custody after finding crack cocaine, heroin, money and drug paraphernalia at 822 Morton St. around 4:50 p.m. Friday.
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